Ranking and Level of Development According to the Agricultural Indices, Case Study: Sistan Region

Sistan region is one of the most important agricultural areas in the province of Sistan and Baluchistan. Therefore, given the heterogeneity in agriculture and recognizing these differences, the aim of this study was to obtain the level of development of agriculture in the Sistan region. To obtain this purpose Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process (FAHP) and the numerical taxonomy were used in a view of 20 indicators in the agricultural sector in the region. The required data were achieved by filling out the questionnaire certified experts and statistical yearbooks in the agricultural sector. Data analysis was used by Matlab and SPSS softwares. Results of numerical taxonomy showed that Markazi, Shibab and Poshteab sectors component parts were less developed. Also, Jazinak and Miyankangi are in the category sections were undeveloped. The results of Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process (FAHP) model indicated that Markazi, Shibab and Poshteab sectors are in the first rank of development, in terms of agricultural indices in the region. Jazinak and Miyankangi are in the fourth and fifth ranking. Therefore, in general, it is clear that the level of development of agricultural in Sistan region isn’t in good condition. In this regard it is suggested that appropriate planning to promote agricultural development is on the agenda should be applied

Issue Date:
Mar 01 2016
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Published in:
International Journal of Agricultural Management and Development (IJAMAD), Volume 06, Number 1
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